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Category Archives: Gangster

MIRZAPUR (2018) – A strange duality

[This piece contains a shed load of spoilers so best to read after you have seen the TV series]. Mirzapur takes its time to come to life. In the final … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

KILLING THEM SOFTLY (Dir. Andrew Dominik, 2012, US) – ‘America’s not a country, it’s a business…’

Brad Pitt as enforcer/hit-man ‘Jackie Cogan’ ‘And to all those who have wondered if America’s beacon still burns as bright – tonight we proved once more that the true strength … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 1 Comment


UK-based Film Scholar and PhD Researcher (Indian Parallel Cinema) at The University of Manchester (AHRC 2015).

Previously Head of Film (2003 – 2016) at Aquinas College, Stockport.


LATEST PUBLICATION: ROBOCOP (Auteur/Columbia University Press, 2018)

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